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Notable Birthdays for June 29

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Those born on this date include:

- William Mayo, co-founder of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., in 1861
- astronomer George Ellery Hale, founder of the Yerkes and Mount Palomar observatories, in 1868
- French writer Antoine de Saint-Exupery in 1900
- actor/singer Nelson Eddy in 1901
- Broadway songwriter Frank Loesser in 1910
- actor Slim Pickens in 1919
- filmmaker Ray Harryhausen in 1920
- black power advocate Stokely Carmichael in 1941
- singer Little Eva, born Eva Narcissus Boyd, in 1943
- actor Gary Busey in 1944 (age 76)
- comedian Richard Lewis in 1947 (age 73)
- actor/former U.S. Rep. Fred Grandy, R-Iowa, in 1948 (age 72)
- actor Sharon Lawrence in 1961 (age 59)
- musician/actor Bret McKenzie in 1976 (age 44)
- singer Nicole Scherzinger in 1978 (age 42)
- radio/TV personality Charlamagne Tha God, born Lenard McKelvey, in 1978 (age 42)
- comedian Colin Jost in 1982 (age 38)
- actor Lily Rabe in 1982 (age 38)
- actor Camila Mendes in 1994 (age 26).

 

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